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Baltimore, Big Oil wage Supreme Court battle over climate change lawsuit

Anti-scaling fencing has been placed in front of the Supreme Court, which stands across the street from the U.S. Capitol, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)

An attorney for about two dozen fossil fuel companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to have Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil litigated in federal rather than state court. Kannon K. Shanmugam pressed the justices to rule ...

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Md. ‘green bank’ bill seeks to boost financing for clean energy projects

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Even though the state spends hundreds of thousands of dollars every year on clean energy programs to meet greenhouse gas reduction standards, a study from the Maryland Clean Energy Center found that private investments are largely out of the picture ...

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Earth Networks partnering with European climate research institutes

Earth Networks Inc. of Germantown, which owns and operates the country’s largest weather network, said it is partnering with ICOS, a European consortium of national climate research institutes from 17 countries. Earth Networks will work closely with ICOS’ extensive network ...

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Report: Maryland falling behind on greenhouse gas goals

A new report says Maryland is falling behind in reaching greenhouse gas reduction goals. The report was released Tuesday in Baltimore by Environment Maryland. The review of 10 top emissions reductions targets found Maryland is not on track to make ...

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WeatherBug operator to measure greenhouse gases

GERMANTOWN — WeatherBug operator Earth Networks says it is teaming with California’s Scripps Institution on a greenhouse gas monitoring network. Germantown-based Earth Networks, known for its weather observation network and web applications, says it hopes the greenhouse network will improve ...

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Supreme Court will review climate change lawsuit

WASHINGTON — In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant emissions. The court agreed Monday to consider ...

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